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There are 7 ways to get from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to St. Louis  •  2h 46m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to St. Louis (STL) YYZ - STL

$221 - $621

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Bus  •  24h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal 12
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus to St Louis

$137 - $217

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Fly to Springfield, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Springfield (SPI) YYZ - SPI
  2. Take the train from Springfield to Alton Amtrak Station

$612 - $2,396

Train via Detroit  •  17h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alton Amtrak Station

$160 - $295

Shuttle, bus, train  •  18h 55m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to London, ON - 105, Wharncliffe Road South, Manor Park
  2. Take a shuttle bus from London, ON - 105, Wharncliffe Road South, Manor Park to Detroit Airport
  3. Take the bus from Ann Arbor to Chicago
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alton Amtrak Station

Train  •  23h 11m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alton Amtrak Station

$159 - $263

Drive  •  12h 55m

  1. Drive from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton 771.2 miles

$100 - $150

Toronto (YYZ) to St. Louis (STL) flights

The flight time between Toronto (YYZ) and St. Louis (STL) is around 4h 33m and covers a distance of around 658 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 19m. Services are operated by Air Canada, United Airlines, Delta and others. Typically 71 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
4h 33m
Fastest flight journey time:
2h 19m
Flight distance:
658 miles
Flights per week:
71
Cheapest price:
$133
Carbon emissions:
213 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:10
Last flight departs at:
17:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto (YYZ) to St. Louis (STL) flight schedules

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton is to drive, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 12h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton is to fly which costs $270 - $800 and takes 2h 46m.

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The distance between Toronto Airport (YYZ) and Alton is 644 miles. The road distance is 771.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton without a car is to shuttle and bus and train which takes 18h 55m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton is to fly which takes 2h 46m and costs $270 - $800. Alternatively, you can train via Detroit, which costs $200 - $370 and takes 17h, you could also bus, which costs $170 - $280 and takes 24h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 19m.

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Alton is 1h behind Toronto Airport (YYZ). It is currently 5:35 PM in Toronto Airport (YYZ) and 4:35 PM in Alton.

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton is 771 miles. It takes approximately 12h 55m to drive from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton.

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Air Canada, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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Map of how to get from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton.
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  • Distance: 644 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between Toronto Airport (YYZ), Canada and Alton, IL, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Alton via Toronto Union Station, Windsor, Detroit, Chicago Union Station, and Alton Amtrak Station in around 17h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Toronto to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Toronto to St. Louis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Toronto to Springfield via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from Toronto to Springfield via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Toronto to St. Louis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Toronto to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield to Alton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $110
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Robert Q Airbus
Phone
(519) 679-2707
Email
courier@robertq.com
Website
robertq.com
Shuttle from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to London, ON - 105, Wharncliffe Road South, Manor Park
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
reservation.robertq.com
Shuttle from London, ON - 105, Wharncliffe Road South, Manor Park to Detroit Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
reservation.robertq.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Ann Arbor to Chicago
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus to St Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110

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